Fucibet is an effective topical medicine that is recommended to treat bacterial infections of the skin. If you are suffering from infected eczema or dermatitis, Fucibet can help you tackle your skin problems and achieve your goals. This medication contains two active ingredients, namely – Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% and Fusidic Acid 2%. Fusidic acid is a type of antibiotic and Betamethasone Valerate is a topical corticosteroid. Together, they help reduce inflammation, redness or swelling in your skin and clear up a bacterial infection. Fucibet is a prescription-only medicine in the United Kingdom. Please book a consultation with our doctors at MedsNow to tackle your skin problems today.
Fucibet Cream is used to treat skin problems such as eczema and dermatitis. It is primarily recommended to those suffering from a bacterial infection accompanied by swelling or redness of the skin. Our doctors at MedsNow will help you understand if your skin problems result from a bacterial infection or some other factor. Cases of infected eczema, dermatitis, and germ infections can effectively be relieved with the use of Fucibet.
Fucibet Cream contains two active ingredients that work together to treat bacterial skin infection and reduce the inflammation of the skin. The first ingredient is called Betamethasone Valerate, and it falls under the category of topical corticosteroid medicines. Betamethasone Valerate works on the skin cells that produce substances that trigger inflammation, irritation, and redness on the skin.
The second ingredient is called Fusidic Acid. Fusidic acid is an antibiotic medicine that treats bacterial infections. This medication works by inhibiting the skin cells from producing essential proteins that bacteria use to grow. In the absence of the essential proteins, bacteria on the skin perish, the infection stops increasing and slowly clears up.
Fucibet is effective for treating infected eczema, dermatitis and other bacterial skin infections. It not only helps clear the infection it also reduces the irritation, pain, swelling, and discomfort associated with the condition.
Fucibet Cream is a potent medication designed to offer relief and cure from bacterial skin infections, including infected eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis etc. It reduces the inflammation, itching, redness, pain, and discomfort experienced in such conditions. Fucibet has various researched and documented benefits, including.
Fucibet is a prescription-only cream in the UK. Talk to our doctors at MedsNow to understand how much Fucibet Cream you need to use. They will advise you according to the extent of your skin infection and your overall skin health.
Usually, the amount of medicine to use is measured in fingertip units. You must use the recommended number of fingertip units to apply the cream to cover the infected area of the skin thoroughly. Check the patient information leaflet here to understand the recommended number of fingertip units for different body parts.
It is advisable to apply Fucibet Cream twice a day for up to seven days. If your infection does not clear up even after seven days, consult our doctors once again.
As Fucibet is a prescription-only medicine – it should be used as per the directions given by the doctor. Our doctors at MedsNow will help you understand the proper way to use the Fucibet Cream for your skin condition. Here’s the recommended way to apply Fucibet Cream:
The Fucibet Cream generally doesn't cause any side effects. It is a medication that is well-tolerated by patients of all ages. The Cream is safe and effective for everyone. Sometimes, excessive application of the Fucibet Cream applying on delicate areas of the skin such as the face or sensitive areas like armpits may result in side effects. Applying the Cream on raw or broken skin may also result in undesirable side effects.
If you experience any of the side effects, stop using the Cream immediately and consult your doctor. Here are some of the commonly observed Fucibet Cream side effects:
Sometimes, patients using the Fucibet Cream experience side effects due to Betamethasone Valerate that is an active ingredient of the medication. This ingredient is a topical corticosteroid, and some side effects observed due to Betamethasone Valerate are:
Fucibet Cream is a commonly recommended medicine for those suffering from infected eczema, dermatitis, and other skin problems. Here are some key facts about the medication that you should know if you or anyone else close to you has been prescribed Fucibet Cream:
Generally, Fucibet Cream is safe to use for all adults, older people, and children to treat bacterial skin infections. Our doctors at MedsNow will discuss your medical history and ongoing treatments in detail before prescribing the medication to ensure that Fucibet Cream is suitable for you. Here are some cases wherein Fucibet Cream is not suitable for the treatment of bacterial skin conditions:
Medicines taken simultaneously may interact with each other and reduce the effectiveness of one or both of the medications taken. Therefore, always discuss your other medications, over-the-counter medicines or ongoing treatments with your doctor before using Fucibet Cream. Do this especially if you are:
Store all your medicines carefully and as per the instructions given on the pack. You can also discuss the storage of the prescribed medication during your online consultation with our doctors at MedsNow. Here's how you should store Fucibet Cream:
No. Fucibet Cream is a prescription-only medicine in the United Kingdom. Book an online consultation with the doctors at MedsNow to know if Fucibet is the correct medication for your skin condition and get a prescription for the medicine.
How Long Does Fucibet Take To Work?
The Fucibet Cream is a fast-acting medicine, and you should expect to see an improvement in your skin condition within two or three days of using Fucibet. It is not recommended to use Fucibet Cream for more than two weeks. If you use Fucibet and don’t see any changes in your skin infection, stop using the medication and consult your doctor once again.
What is the Difference between Fucibet and Fucidin H?
Fucibet Cream contains two active ingredients, namely betamethasone valerate and fusidic acid. However, Fucidin H contains only fusidic acid. Discuss the effectiveness and usage of both these medications with our doctors at MedsNow.
Is Fucibet A Steroid Cream?
No. Fucibet contains betamethasone valerate that is a corticosteroid medication. This should not be confused with anabolic steroids used and abused by some athletes and bodybuilders.
Can Fucibet be used on the Face?
Generally, it is not recommended to use Fucibet on the face. However, if your doctor has advised you to use Fucibet Cream for a bacterial skin infection on the facial area, take special care to avoid contact with your eyes, nose or ears.
Can I Use Fucibet While Pregnant or Breastfeeding?
No. It is not advisable to use Fucibet while pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Can I Use Other Eczema Treatments With Fucibet Cream?
If you have been prescribed additional eczema treatments with Fucibet Cream, inform your doctor about them beforehand. They will tell you if the medicines can be safely used together. If you have to use multiple topical treatments in the same area of the skin, remember to keep a thirty-minute time gap between the applications of both medicines to ensure complete absorption of both.
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